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, john kerry, wants more answers, co-signing a bipartisan letter asking for more details. but he told nbc's andrea mitchell that it should not be a partisan issue. >> the republicans are working overtime to try to exploit a very normal, run of the course, administrative letter that we agreed to on a bipartisan basis in our committee, simply to get some additional questions put in front of the state department. >> reporter: republicans also question how good the investigation can be when security concerns have stopped an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan wright should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committe
. reobviously lost barry simms but first let's go to john collins because we said the rain was moving in. what's going on now? >> it's gone across the area here at tv hill. it's not an impressive number, .50 inch of rain but came down quickly. we'll look at our h.d. doppler radar and covers cecil county and hartford and baltimore county, a part of carroll county and baltimore county and carroll county getting significant rain just northeast from towson towards the bay, southeastern, there's an area of intense rain and more scattered stuff to the west, parts of montgomery county and frederick county as well and is moving to the east so we could see a few showers this evening but a bigger rain is on the way for sometime early next week and we'll detail that with the weather forecast in a few minutes. >> and now to the race for the white house. we're a few days away from the first debate between barack obama and mitt romney. both candidates are looking for a tense face-to-face showdown and we get the latest -- latest from brian mooar. >> after going to church, mitt romney hunkered down for the fi
great john elway. president obama is taking the personal approach to nail down votes. >> this is barack obama. >> reporter: and like romney, the president sees this debate as a chance to talk to america. >> it's a choice between two different paths for this country. it's a choice between two fundamentally different visions for our nation. >> reporter: the president has a lead in all nine of the key battleground states, including ohio, which begins early balloting today. >> romney's task is difficult because he has to redefine himself as well as redefining the election. >> reporter: an election only 35 days away but still far from over. and the first debate is on the domestic issues that are defining this election. >>> ryan moore in washington. thanks. >>> the candidates for the u.s. senate seat in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite issues from jobs and bringing troops home. david gregory from "meet the press" as moderator, they clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >>
and another check of the 11 insta-weather plus forecast with john. but first, a look at how wall street is performing this hour. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woman 1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same time. we do not notice any dips. [ male announcer ] get tv rated #1 in customer satisfaction. and get the school year off to a great start with america's fastest, most consistent and most reliable internet. internet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, write an essay on that. my life is greatly improved because of fios. [ male announcer ] move up to fios today for just $84.99 a month for a year. with no annual con
expanding gambling, while 46% oppose. 9% are undecided. the john -- the johns hopkins professor says they're divided for different reasons. >> for republicans, gambling represents a way to get resources to government without the inconvenience of a tax. for african americans, i think the reasons may be more complex. first, many long to a religious denomination that takes a dim view of gambling. and they are figuring there goes the neighborhood in prince urges county. >> according to the washington post, and national -- penn national is seeking a 45% in maryland live. >> if the partnership for to go through, how would it benefit? >> in a couple ways. if he succeeds, he cuts his losses in half. penn national is going to take taft you lost. but he is a developer. he is going to continue to develop. in its operating capital. if he sells half, he has capital. >> the deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agents say -- lottery agency. reporting live from the newsroom, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thanks much, david. that same poll shows that at the november election more help today
homicide. a 28-year-old man was shot and it had just after 3:00 sunday morning. he was taken to johns hopkins hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. police believe that an argument broke out between the victim and two suspects, leading to the shooting could the suspects took wagonn a gray station min with tinted windows. baltimore county police arrest a suspect in connection with the shooting friday night. rickey freeman faces attempted first-degree murder charges for that shooting. he is being held without bail. police say there is no update on the victim's condition. if fire investigation in baltimore county as flames sparked arounthis morning at bea ave. one firefighter was hurt and at this hour it is condition is unknown. also unknown is the cause of the fire. fire crews in and 1 huckabee are working to determine what triggered a fire in an odenton apartment complex on sunday. we are told that nearly 23 families are looking for a new place to call home after their apartment building caught fire. red cross officials were called to the scene to assist with all those forced to
to thousand $2,000 after john's -- after a security guard is stabbed trying to break up a fight. they also argued that the bar is too loud. police testified that security cameras in the board did not work and the suspect in the stabbing was never patted down by security when he reentered the bar after leaving. the owner of the bar said the security did all it could and he was going to look into hiring private security and working with the community. the board found him in violation of the prohibited practices rule because of the cameras and a lack of the pack down and handed him the find. >> i am happy, but i am sad. we lost a great co-worker who has been with me for five years. but we want to work with the community. we will do everything we can to avoid any problems. >> the suspect in not stabbing is currently being held without bond. the bar can operate as usual. >> the o'malley administration says it has come up with a plan to spur job growth in the construction industry. david collins is live in the news room with an update. >> he wants to do this by raising the debt ceiling. raising
live at camden yards. getting set for the final homestand for the orioles. john harbaugh with encouraging words. >> and showers on the radar most >> and showers on the radar most assa [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. >> how you get more high school students to take advanced placement tests? >> at north county high school in anne arundel, a record number are taking them. what led to the big increase? tim tooten is live in the studio. >> passing and advanced placement course and the end of class exam adds up to college credit but that's not the only reason why so many north county students are signing up. it is the change of class's. a record number of students taking and passing advanced placement courses and it all started three years ago when the
in a moment but first john is back with a look at the weather. beautiful full moon. >> it is. it's gorgeous out there. it's very comfortable. what's going on. there's been a front stalled in the area. then the rain threatening overhead. dryer air is coming in, all right. so that means the humidity drops a little bit. temperatures drop a few degrees as well. still, some very comfortable weather it looks like this weekend with the rain chances pushing out of the area. here you can see the radar. we had a couple sprinkles, light showers overnight. most of it was south of us. now it's moving mostly off shore at least around the mid-atlantic region around the chesapeake bay. showers in southeast virginia. long island. up into new england. rhode island. connecticut, places like that. so, the rain chances slipping out of the area. the front itself stalled to the south. we'll see what happens as we approach the end of the weekend because there will be something el milling around out there. i'll have details coming up with the insta weather plus forecast in just a few minutes. >>> the orioles are no
their insurance. i don't want it own their stock. john in illinois please john. >> caller: hey, jim. booyah to you. >> nice. what's going on? >> caller: twin energies. >> we do not have a president that favors using natural gas as a surface fuel that i can tell. we do not have a presidential candidate in governor romney who's interested in this fuel. i think that clean energy is just okay. don't buy. don't buy. let's go to mike in delaware. mike. >> caller: cabela. cab. >> we've liked them for some time. i'm reiterating the buy here even though they've had a massive run and people are getting real cold feet about it. let's go to tex in virginia. tex. >> caller: jim i'm choosing a small market cap company called novagold. >> they're too risky. let's go to sam in florida. sam. >> caller: yeah. booyah from venice, florida. >> i love it. >> caller: two-part question. what is your feelings on on philip morris? >> too variable. i've written about this. i think philip morris pm is terrific. let's go to john in massachusetts. john. >> caller: yes. >> john. >> caller: yes, hello. >> how are you? >> caller:
sound outside of his privacy gate. he was taken to johns hopkins with gunshot wounds but died soon after. then after 1:00 this morning, officers found another victim inside a dodge caravan. he was pronounced dead at the scene. we are learning more about the shooting in west baltimore we first brought you on monday. an officer was forced to shoot a robbery suspect after a violent confrontation. two officers were called to the 4200 block of potter street where they found a man who matched the description of a suspected robber. when officers tried to question the man, things spiraled out of control. >> the suspect engaged one of the officers. they got into a physical altercation. he pulled out a weapon. the backup officers saw the suspect withdraw a weapon. he withdrew his service revolver and fired one shot. >> the suspect was taken to the hospital with a bullet wound in his stomach. we're told the a two weapons on his person at the time. the officer involved in the shooting is on routine administrative leave. police tried to question 22-roll joseph lopez after receiving reports of a suspi
perspective on this from john mccain. he's debated both the president and mitt romney, and he says we will see two very strong well-prepared debaters and he predicts few surprises. the president's behind closed doors in nevada for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney in denver wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are down playing expectations. a senior aide to the president says romney will be prepared, disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama is going to be formidable and i think it will be a good debate, but i certainly would not underestimate what barack obama brings to it. >> reporter: john kerry's playing romney with the president. in a weekend memory, republicans urged kerry to press the president on libya and syria. romney calls obama's foreign policy dangerous. romney's debate plan, clearly and concisely explain how he can fix the economy. >> i expect to be a
. >>> but first at live picture from sky cam. ava -- not ava, john is next with your insta weather plus forecast. i don't know what ava's doing. >> thursday an friday a cool front was stalled just off to our northwest. waves moving along the front generated on again/off again waves. the city didn't get much but just north of town and then just south of town there were a couple periods where there was significant rain. that whole thing now is sliding out of the picture. the front's moved east and south and has taken that rain chance with us. just in time for the weekend. 55. that's the temperature at the airport right now. that's the low so far this morning. we still have scattered clouds. 61 inner harbor. 81%. that's what you're going notice. less humid air coming in. the barometer has gone up in terms of what it was earlier this morning. overnight, the rain did move through. it was concentrated south. we had a couple sprinkles in baltimore. that was about it. south of dc, south of annapolis there were showers, half inch as much of an inch. charles county. places like that. moving out of the pic
. >> now your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> a wider view of the radar. you see the band of clouds, trying to thin a little bit from baltimore sells word. that is driving temperatures up a bit. we have another cluster of showers in ohio coming into west virginia. this is where our next thrust of rain will come from this afternoon and this evening. in this is a front. we did get some rain right before daybreak this morning, and overnight last night. we will show you. it was mostly from the city north worward. some of these green targets, almost an inch of rain. parts of baltimore county, harford county, cecil county. here we only got a trace of rain in the area. we take a look at the pollen count. we have not had much rain to wash it out of the air, but the plants are not very active either. no tree pollen, grass pollen. temperature was coming can see where the sun is having its best effect. we begin to see these orange shades where temperatures are moving up to around 80 or more than that. the green shades, tempered as mostly in the 60's. for the front i
. a spokesperson says they are not sure of the person was a johns hopkins employee but says -- the comment made light of the family lost and does not represent the johns hopkins community. >> acting police commissioner anthony board still is sticking medical leave and will be out indefinitely. his absence is effective immediately. he took the reins of the force earlier this year following the retirement of his previous commissioner. his name was officially nominated at the city council meeting. a hearing has not yet been scheduled. it baltimore police spokesman said the department expects bart still to return after his recovery. the reason for medical leave has not yet been revealed. this is followed the retirement of jesse owden, and had a criminal investigation division. >> an officer was forced to issue a robbery suspect after a confrontation with a fellow officer. it unfolded around 4:30 in sw baltimore. it found a man who matched the description of the suspected robber neil -- robber neal yale ave. a struggle broke out. >> the suspect engaged one of the officers, they got into a physical c
that will focus on domestic policy. >> we will say where we are as a country and where we need to go. >> john mccain cautioned don't expect any major breakthroughs. >> the candidates are well scripted. >> who is the alpha dog? that is what we want to see. >> mitt romney is holding a rally in denver tonight. president obama is practicing in nevada today and tomorrow and flying to colorado on wednesday. >> who do americans think will win the debate/ ? >> most americans think president obama will beat mitt romney. we'll find out in just a couple of days. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:07. 50 degrees at the airport. five people dead in minnesota. >> an amber alert issued for two children in tennessee. children in tennessee. volume is light this >> welcome back. in the 40's in the suburbs. i think it will be a dry day today. it is dry this boeing. there is some fog. 48 in rows down. 53 in parkville -- 48 in randallstown. it will become mostly cloudy but dry. high temperature of 72. rain is in the picture for tonight. >> an update to the deadly off the shooting in minnesota last week. funeral s
with an endorsement from football great, john elway. the president has the lead in all nine key battleground states, including ohio, which begins early balloting today. >> mitt romney's task is difficult, because he has to redefine himself as well as redefining the erection. >> the first debate -- redefining the election. >> the first debate is scheduled for tomorrow night. coming up, the holiday sales forecast is out. while retailers -- why retailers expect a profit. >> a lot of rain trekking along the east coast. we will talk about how long it will last. stay tuned for the details. plus, a live look of the beltway. a lot of rain out there. a lot of rain out there. number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people s
of bacon will go sky high, and that is even if you can find it at all. nbc's john yang has more. >> reporter: at this bakery institution, breakfast means bacon and eggs. >> you will see angry people if the pork gets taken off the menu. >> reporter: but experts warn of a problem. >> we set 2011 for retail prices, i think we'll shadow it next year. >> reporter: the reason, this summer's drought pushed up the price to feed the hogs. the costs have skyrocketed. >> the cost for a pig was about $52-53, from birth to market, now it is up to $95. >> reporter: in 2007, u.s. farmers produced about 51 pounds of pork for every american. next year's forecast, just shy of 45 pounds, a 12% drop. that means it turns up in just about everything. in ice cream, donuts, vodka, even gourmet chocolates. in the face of a crisis, the bacon lovers are standing firm. >> if it goes up to 5.99, i'll just eat less of it. >> reporter: the diners here say enjoy it while you can. >> enjoy the pork chops, the food, while you can. >> reporter: as fewer little piggies go to market. john yang, nbc news, chicago. >
32 at 29, a crash. in crofton, johns hopkinsoad, an accident. we have a closure on the ramp to southbound ordinance road. one more problem in the city along north avenue at bel air road. not bad in terms of volume. we start with drive times. 11 minutes on the northeast side. 10 minutes to go south on 95 from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. volume starting to build in the eastbound direction on 70 towards the beltway. this is 295. some heavy delays and some flashing lights. we will check on that and get back to you. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are investigating a disturbing report of a sexual assault on board a school bus. >> the incident happened last night on a bus across from dulaney valley high school. more information as it becomes available. >> baltimore city police are investigating the death of a man who died while in their custody. >> jennifer franciotti is live with the latest on this investigation. good morning. >> good morning. anthony anderson died on friday night after a confrontation with police. his granddaughter's birthday party
he's been getting a workout. the president sparring with john kerry, even chose a key suburb in nevada, a battleground state, for his practice session. neither candidate is known as a great debater. aides say the president doesn't like to talk in sound bites, and can be patronizing. >> you're likeable enough, hillary. >> thank you. >> reporter: romney, say advisers, can come off as out of touch with average voters. >> rick, i'll tell you what, 10,000 bucks? $10,000 bet? >> reporter: in the 52 years since the debates were first fell viced the first rule is appearances should count. nixon should have shaved. al bush shouldn't have sighed. and the ka ra never blinks. challengers can benefit just by being on the stage with an uncouple bent president. >> are you better off than you were four years ago? >> reporter: it helps to have a well rehearsed one-liner. >> governor, there you go again. >> reporter: most memorably, lloyd bentsen's takedown of dan quayle in 1988. >> jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: but beware that deer in the hea
, anyone who uses straw street near johns hopkins university will have to make some changes -- charles street near johns hopkins university will have to make some changes to their commutes. an earlier look shows some of the road closures and detours as part of phase one of the project. these are small headaches compared to what is in store. there are four phases total. phase two is when you see the traffic is most impacted. the goal is to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow in the area. he will expect to see a wider road and pedestrian and bicycle lanes. >> your insta-weather-plus podcast -- forecast -- >> chilly this morning and comfortable during the afternoon. changes are on the way. there is some shower activity in parts of western maryland. very light, a few sprinkles associated with this. there is much more sitting of to our south and west. there are some -- there is some thunderstorm activity into parts of the gulf coast region. the storm will be dragging quite a bit of moisture into the mid- atlantic. a slow-moving storm tracking west of the mountains means a couple of d
gambling, while 46% oppose. 9% are undecided. this johns hopkins professor says they are in favor for different reasons. >> the republicans like to have the source of revenue without the inconvenience of imposing a tax. it short circuits the political system. for african americans, i think that's the issues are more complex. many of religious denominations take a dim view of gambling. they are figuring, there goes the neighborhood. >> 54% of those claiming that expanded gaming is most likely to get them out to the polls plan to vote against it. so the pro and con tv ads may not be helping either side's cause. >> i think it is succeeding in making people angry on both sides. >> a potential danger has emerged in this battle. it concerns hollywood gaming and maryland line. we will have more on that 6:00. reporting live from the newsroom -- wbal-tv 11 news. >> we continued team coverage of commitment 2012 with a look at how maryland voters are viewing the presidential election. voters here prefer -- president obama 56% 2 mitt romney, 34%. but it looks like there is more bad news for m
more than 2600 signatures. two gunmen were killing 10 victims. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo killed 10 people and critically injured several others. malvo talks about those terrorizing days on the run and apologizes for his actions. >> i was a monster. look up the definition. that is what a monster is. . still people's lives that is the definition of a monster. >> they were both convicted. lee boyd malvo is now serving a life sentence without parole. >> on the service, they seem like different medical problems. a new study of psoriasis patients shows there's a connection to type 2 diabetes. >> psoriasis is an independent risk factor for stroke and for having obesity and depression. if you have severe psoriasis, you're twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes. >> increases with the severity of . psoriasis. that leads to resistance and eventually type 2 diabetes. >> people should be screened. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting busier by the minute as the delays start to fall
saying welcome back. john harbaugh did have some critiques. >> welcome back to the officials. good to have the back. the communication was good. i would love to know what happened with the last one. they were excellent. >> in live report during the "today" show about how ravens fans welcome back the real referees. you can see that at 7:00 a.m. >> the ravens team that to give free cancer screenings. dermatologists were on hand. people were invited onto the field before the game. >> it is so avoidable. you can beat it. >> the ravens is one of four organizations joining the campaign. the focus now turns back to the orioles as they played their final home games of the season hosting the red sox. >> kim dacey is live to explain. >> tonight before the game, mayor stephanie rawlings-blake will present orioles center fielder adam jones with a key to this city because of this year the orioles have done baltimore proud. fans are excited the orioles will be in the playoffs. fans are encouraged to show their orioles pride. yesterday they had their pride. tommy hunter and jason hammel visited a
of one-on-one. john mccain wasn't the best debater either. he doesn't blow anybody away. >> i spoke with nate silver from the "new york times" who has looked at all the polls and how much ground mitt romney has to gain, as much as seven points, a lot to gain in some of the key battleground states through a debate performance when two guys can be very well prepared, one sitting president. >> kerry did it though against bush. >> i don't know that he made up all that ground. >> it's not the debate, what is it for mitt romney the last five and a half weeks of this campaign to change it? >> i think he does have to go big. he has to have a couple of really big ideas that connect with the american people and where they are. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about medicare plan that paul ryan has put in place that is beginning to hurt them in the battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back, to and we just had it again in the last two weeks. the terrorist attack on our libyan emb
by being bland. >> he wasn't at all. >> john cryer was a surprise from two and a half men. a lot of people didn't think he was going to get that. >> he was walking the red carpet before the show not being humble at all, i'm not going to win this, which he did. this was the first time he was in this category. normally he's nominated for supporting actor. he gets on stage and you can tell, he genuinely was shocked, as you can see right there. it was fun to see, i love that. >> "homeland" killed it, by the way. >> never seen that show, but it must be amazing. >> i'm going to start watching it, freshman series, six emmy wins. outstanding drama. i thought it was going to go to "madmen," usually goes to "madmen." it's the show to beat next season, for sure. >> john hamm is always nominated but never wins. >> five nominations for john hamm, still hasn't won. even joked about it during the show, he didn't win, no. >> the guy from greenday, billy jay armstrong checked into rehab. >> iheart radio, i know you guys have talked about it before. he goes on stage right here -- >> his profanity-laced tira
. >> thank you, john. and thanks for joining us. we'll have another update at 8:55. see you then. >>> we are back on this saturday morning, september 29th, 2012. we've got a great crowd out on the plaza. we want to thank them for spending part of their wonderful weekend with us. i'm tamron hall here in studio 1a and lester is in afghanistan. >> you didn't think a couple of continents would keep me away from having my own crowd. i've got a nice group here. joint command headquarters here in kabul. who is this? this is your group. >> yes, sir this is my family. hello to my wife in georgia. >> nice sign. how long have you been over here? >> three months, sir. >> thank you for your service. to my family in germany, madison, south dakota. >> richard. katie, i love you, baby. and happy birthday, isabella. >> you want to say happy birthday to? >> i want to say happy birthday to my son. he turn 2s tomorrs 2 tomorrow. i love y'all. >> thanks for your service. what are you doing -- >> engineer's flag, sir. >> i may call on you this morning. that's a whole other issue. who are we saying hello to? >
the signs, a long term construction project is coming to charles street near john hopkins university. that project between 25th street up to university parkway will lead to road closures an detours for the next two years. >> the preconstruction phase is in full swing on charles street. detour signs are up. cones are out and students, especially are full of anticipation. >> if it does improve pedestrian safety it will be worth it. >> it will be better for people who live around here so it's less traffic. >> including pedestrian safety and traffic goals is the goal but city officials say it's also about beautification partially cutting down trees along charles street is a big part of phase one. >> we're setting um some things. the trees removed will be replaced. so we understand a lot of people are upset about the tree. but we want them to know that it will be replaced and there will be more trees. >> adrn yea barnes said the community had a lot of input on the wider design. the entire project will take two years and road closures and detours will come and go in phases. city officials
with an amazing story of john hopkins. it took about half a dozen operations and 20 months of works, but surgeons call it a big success. the patient is a 42-year-old from maryland. here's a look at the beginning of the operation in january. her left ear had been removed due to an aggressive skin cancer. this painstaking series of operations is believed to be one of the most complicated performed. they pieced together dozens of its bones and arteries and surgeries -- surgeons were able to take from spare body parts and skin. they had to use her forearm, which is the next best match. pieces of her rabbit or used to make the new year and 20 months later, she is focused on recovering. doctors credit her determination and courage to go through such an exhausting series of procedures. finally, this will make you cringe -- an anti aging step few men will consider -- castration. researchers looked at men who lived in it correa and for centuries they found men who had their testicles removed outlived other men by at 219 years. a few lived past 100. some doctors speculate that lower levels of testosterone
opened fire of unsuspecting victims. john allen mohammed and his young accomplice lee malvo kildee 10 and injured others. in a rare interview, lee malvo is talking about those days on the lawn and apologizing for its actions. >> i was a monster. if you look at the definition, that is what a monster is. i was a thief. i stole people's lives. that is the definition of a monster. >> lee malvo and mahamadou were vick -- were both convicted. he serves a life sentence without parole. >> two days before voters will hear the first presidential debate. >> both candidates are in preparation mode. new polls show the president and mitt romney are locked in a close contest. we are in washington with what is at stake. >> with the clock ticking toward the first face-off at the university of denver, both candidates are hunkering down. president obama and the presidentprep mill in vegas -- in debate prep mode in the. a weekend visit to church with mitt romney and a practice session with this debate team. >> there tried to be as real as possible. he has been wearing a suit and tie. the are trying to ge
of the gamin debate is in the hands of the 9% of people who are undecided. john's hopkins political science professor explains how the partnership would benefit if it goes through. >> if questions 7 succeeds, then he cuts his losses in half. pen national will take half the loss. cortish is a developer. if he will continue to develop, he needs operating capital. he can sell half of it to pen national, he has capital. >> that deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agency. pen national will have to sell its other christina. companies cannot have an ownership stake of more than 5% in more than one can see no -- than one casino. it the election were held today, but 1% said they would vote to keep the same-sex marriage law on the books. 6% remain undecided. mayor stephanie rawlings blake called the voters and urge them to support the same-sex marriage measure. she joined with volunteers at campaign headquarters. at long debated issue will appear as question no. 6 on the november ballot. >> more than 12,000 maryland jobs could be a dent in jeopardy at congressional leaders re
the endorsement of denver broncos football legend john elway. >> what an honor, what a welcome and colorado welcome. thank you so much >> reporter: governor's first and only event ahead of tomorrow's big presidential debate was at a packed air and space museum in denver. >> people want to know who is going to win? who is going to score the punches? you know, in my view it's not so much winning andalusian or even the people themselves, the president and myself. it's about something bigger than that. >> reporter: still playing off the enthusiastic crowd, romney appeared to test out a few new zingers including this one on the keystone oil pipeline halted by the obama administration. >> by the way, i'm going to get that pipeline from canada if i have to build it myself. >> reporter: romney's running mate paul ryan was greeted by his family in iowa before kicking off a bus tour in dubuque where he emphasized the importance of the upcoming debates. >> we are entering the debate phase, the choice phase of this campaign, and this choice is ever so clear. >> reporter: president obama is hunkering d
to skyrocket, the question is do you really need to stock up now? nbc's john yang is in chicago with this story. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this chicago restaurant, they serve up 500 pounds of ham, pork sausage and, yes, bacon. 500 pounds a week. so it's big news here. the pork suppliers are headed down, and prices are headed up. on the twitter verse they are calling it an aporkolypse and bacongeddon. at this chicago landmark breakfast means bacon and eggs. >> you're going to see a whole lot of angry people if pork really does get taken off the menu for breakfast. >> reporter: from pork producers around the world, a warning. next year it's lakely to be harder and more expense i ever to bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan. >> we set a record in september 2011 for retail prices, and i think we're going to shatter that next year. >> reporter: that's because this summer's drought has driven up the price of corn and soybeans used to feed hogs, leading farmers to cut costs by cutting the number of pigs they raise. in 2007 u.s. farmers produced about 51 pounds of
gunmen started randomly killing victims in the washington, d.c., area. lee boyd malvo and john muhammad killed 10 people. malvo talks about those terrorizing days on the run and apologizes for his actions. >> look up the definition -- i was a good. i was a thief. i still people's lives. that is the definition of a monster. >> they were both convicted. malvo is now serving a life sentence without parole. >> members of the chicago said teachers union will begin voting on the contract. no word on when the results will be announced. new contract is expected to be approved at a meeting later this month. >> 5:12. and of the day, another car recall to pass along. which honda drivers needs to b have a heads-up. >> milk is being soured by higher prices. >> the rose or as little wet out there -- the does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4g lte network, and motorola, droid does. get $100
but the disease in some patients. scientists at johns hopkins were able to eliminate sickle cell in eight patients to receive half matched donor marrow. all eight were free of the many and most the longer needed medication. this is encouraging news. perfectly matched donors are hard to find the most tillich -- parents, siblings can be half matched donors. a researchers discovered virus living in our skin. it naturallyy -- causes people causing bacteria. -- pimple causing bacteria. as good news for teenagers. the time as 5:40. the orioles look for a sweep of the blue jays and a chance to tipped away at the yankees. did they do it? heights later in sports. what the patterson park mayor byrne is getting ready for its annual home port. live in one of the homes when we come back. >> it is shaping up to be another nice day. sony has a full forecast. sony has a full forecast. ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a
mock debates under his belt, the president rehearsing opposite john kerry. melissa wade is an expert on presidential debates and the head debate coach at emery university. >> they're trying to get the candidates to say the central message in as simple a form as possible with as much empathy as possible. >> reporter: one more note. both men will be joined by their wives tomorrow. ann romney says during past debates, her husband routinely looked over at her for reassurance. tomorrow, is the obama's 20th wedding anniversary. mrs. obama recently joked she would like her husband to write love you, on his hand so she and millions of americans can see it when he waves. >> peter, thanks. >>> our political director chuck todd is also part of our team in denver, tonight debeauing our predebate numbers. how interesting that 34 states are voting, but this race is on the move, either a gaffe or a big moment at one of these debates could change the numbers further. >> reporter: look, it's absolutely true. and let's look at our new poll. there are two numbers that matter more when judging whether a
homicide. a man was shot on the head. he was taken to johns hopkins hospital where he was later pronounced dead. the suspect took off in a gray station wagon. anyone with information is asked to call police. there was a shooting on friday night. police say rickey freeman faces attempted first-degree murder charges for that shooting. no update on the victim's condition. >> president obama and mitt romney are getting in some last- minute practice before they go head-to-head on wednesday night. hallie jackson joins us live with more on what the debate means for both sides. good morning. >> good morning. both candidates are working to lower expectations for themselves. they are talking up the other guy. momentum is shifting towards president obama in some key swing states. this could have a big impact on mitt romney. the debate focusing on domestic policy. mitt romney holds a rally tonight in denver. president obama is getting ready in nevada today and tomorrow and flies to colorado on wednesday. >> the vice presidential candidates have their own debate. >> we're seeing both candidates talking
angeles gang member in prison is a free man this morning. john smith walked that of prison on monday after an alleged witness to the crime recanted his story. smith said he was said is grandmother is house at the time. some scary moments for a driver in brazil as he found himself dangling over the side of a bridge. he crashed through the guard rail. he was rescued and pulled to safety. scary. >> baltimoreans are paying some of the lowest atm rates in the country. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. pork prices aren the rise. 3% more for pork this year and even more next year. you can blame the historic drought and cost of feed, reducing the supply. pork will still remain cheaper than beef. a pullback for stocks yesterday. bickering in europe. the bloomberg maryland index was lower. the peanut butter recall a trader joe's is now being expanded beyond trader joe's. 76 more types of pain of butter are now being recalled. at least 29 seminal illnesses in 18 states to the trader joe's products. baltimore area banks are charging their customers the second lowest rates i
supplements? >> two supplements that are definitely worth considering, st. john's aid, but they definitely have medicinal effectiveness, you want to speak with your physician because sometimes they're contraindicated. but you can get both of them over the counter. >> reward yourself, give yourself five-minute congratulations, right? >> every day at a regular time, it could be when you're brushing your teeth, making dinner. think of three things that you did that day that you're either grateful for or you're proud of. maybe you took a friend to the doctor, maybe you didn't lose your temper with your kids or made a healthy dinner. >> we all need that. exactly. next, overcoming fatigue. and starting with a protein-rich snack. >> right. so we know through research that protein helps to activate, wake-up the brain receptors. >> right. >> so you want a protein-rich snack with at least 10 grams, and i love this trail mix because it's locw calorie i add light popcorn and peanuts. it's delicious. you can also spritz it with an oil mister and put cajon seasoning on top. >> yogurt. >> nonfat greek yo
. john and sandy hopkins saved so much money on their gas bill that the gas company thought their meter was broken. >> we are on a budget with the gas company, so i have been watching our actual usage to see if we were saving money that way. in february, we had a $181 credit, and i was very happy because we've never had that in this house-- we have a... it's a very big house, and usually we don't come even or even have a credit until may-june. in march... march 13th, we received a letter stating, "we are trying to reach you regarding the consumption on your gas meter. it is inconsistent with normal usage at your address. please phone our office as soon as possible so that we can make arrangements to enter your home, in the event we need to change your meter." so we went from having a $181 credit to receiving this letter from the gas company... >> which i thought was pretty funny, 'cause, um... i guess they didn't want us to conserve. they tell us to, but they don't really want us to. ...all right, here's my brand shiny new gas meter from the columbia gas that they insisted i needed beca
. tell me about this technology. this is fantastic. >> so this is a arm that was pioneered at johns hopkins advanced physics -- applied physics lab and it has recently been used to literally tap into the brains of people who are paralyzed. so that they can with their minds control this hand. >> so -- it's been tested and works? shake my hand, see how good that grip is. wow. >> incredible, right? >> impressive. yeah. this is a life-saver for a lot of people. >> and in the future, they're hoping to put sensors on it so it can communicate feelings back to the brain, as well. >> oh, wow. it is really amazing. glen durene, thank you so much with "popular mechanics." >> thank you. >>> coming up next, a foodie from across the pond is sharing his family recipe for crab cakes. first, this is "today" on nbc. >> he's not cooking turkey. it's crab! >>> "today's kitchen" brought to you by kraft shreds. make something amazing. >> this morning in "today's kitchen," what's for dinner? how to make crab cakes. tom parker bowles with a fresh family collection of recipes in "let's eat". the name sounds
politico, john harris and tim mack in reviewing your speech. the headline, christie delivers a primetime dud. they write, there's no mistaking what a successful keynote speech for chris christie would have looked and sounded like. there would have been an electric reaction from the crowd in the convention hall. it would have been followed by waves of effusive media commentary about how people had just heard the future of the republican party. there is no mistaking what the new jersey delivered instead. a primetime belly flop when he notably failed to clear either of those two high bars. are you still the future of this party, do you believe? >> well, mitt romney is the future of this party, first of all. he's going to be elected president on november 6. and then from there lead our country back to greatness. and believe me, if i took seriously judgment of my speeches by those two, i would not be in business for very long. >> governor chris christie, we'll leave it there. thank you as always. >> great to be with you, david. >>> let me now turn to the president's senior adviser david plouf
is a turnaround story. at the end of 2010, the company brought in new ceo john bryant, who's been trying to get the business on the right track by getting the pricing right and introducing new products. i was very critical of them. they weren't making it. but i think they're turning it now. they've got cereals like crave, different varieties of kashi. at this point this stuff seems to be working. kellogg's last quarter, it was pretty good. the company's u.s. business was in excellent shape. they did say that european business was having trouble. europe is not as big a piece of the pie for kellogg that we should totally fret about it. we know from conagra and general mills that they are doing better. more proof, how about the mystery of the missing cereal market share. we know kellogg's share is up by roughly 20 basis points, but general mills also sharing in europe. in europe, kellogg has been working its butt off. got a new management team in place over there. and basically the circumstantial evidence from general mills. it seems like these guys do know what they're doing. the general's pain c
viewers the chance to see the world from a bird's-eye view. john, good morning. good to see you. why birds? >> they're the most amazing creatures. they're emotional creatures, far more intelligent than we imagine, and the most amazing thing is they are able to traverse a continent. they see the world as we would like to see it, from the air. >> and so less exotic, less dangerous, certainly. but what an incredible view. >> it's an incredible view. and they're obviously difficult to film so i wanted to be sure we had the technology and way of filming them that could show how amazing these creatures are. >> let's talk about that. talk about the time and the effort and the creativity it took to capture some of these images. >> well, we were four years making this. and all of the time, the technology was catching up with our ambition. so we have many, many ways that we tried to fly or did fly with birds. we've had birds trained to fly alongside micro leitz. that in itself takes a year to achieve to get birds used to flying alongside micro lites. >> a micro lite being? >> an ultra lite you call
elsewhere. these delays lingering on the outer loop going away from us. john, overview. >> son is trying to break through the clouds a little bit. in a little bit more rain in the overnight hours. this front remains to our north. more rain is in the forecast. mostly cloudy skies. 65 as the temperature. dew point is 62. moderate the humid out there. a mixture of sunshine and clouds, and shower chances will continue. not all the time, but it is a there. 78 to 83 for the high. >> we >>> we're back now 8:30 on a thursday morning, september 27th, 2012. up in the studio with david goggin continues to attempt to break the guinness world record for the most pull-ups in a 24-hour period. he's up to 52. he does some then he stops then he does some more. he's doing them every minute on the minute. hoping to break 4,020, which is the existing world record. we're going to check in with him throughout the morning. >> wow. >> i'm matt lauer along with savannah gurthrie and natalie morales. and that's inspiring stuff going on upstairs. >> yeah. we admit we could not even do one. >> no question about it.
in there with her. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. johns hopkins university is helping a program by awarding grant money to baltimore elementary schools. the national science foundation will award the funds over a five-year period and partnership with the schools. it will help 1300 students in grades three through five improve science and math education. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> there is a busy ride out there. if you're traveling in the next few minutes, delays forming on southbound 795. they form from white marsh and continue down to the beltway. reid 7, philadelphia road and ridge road, watch for an accident in rosedale. 22 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. eastbound i-70 from 32 all way towards 29, expect delays. another one coming in on westbound 100 and oakwood road, creating a big backup approaching route 10. six miles per hour there. pretty heavy south of this exit. south of the beltway or these, these delays continue from white marsh down to the 895 split. tony, over to you. >> we are off to a nice start. pl
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